BCCM By-Laws

CHAPTER I

NAME

The CORPORATION shall be known as the BLACK CLERGY COLLABORATIVE OF MEMPHIS.

CHAPTER II

OFFICIAL OFFICE

The headquarters of the BLACK CLERGY COLLABORATIVE OF MEMPHIS shall be in Shelby County, Tennessee.

CHAPTER III

MEMBERSHIP

Section 1. Eligibility: Any Black clergy member may become a regular member of the BLACK CLERGY COLLABORATIVE OF MEMPHIS upon application and payment of any regular dues as set by the membership.

Section 2. Termination of Membership: Membership may be terminated by resignation, by non-payment of dues, or cause after written notice of charges and pending expulsion, suspension or termination, and a 30-day period to answer in writing have expired, and the BLACK CLERGY COLLABORATIVE OF MEMPHIS took action.

CHAPTER IV

MEETINGS

Section 1. Regular Meetings: The BLACK CLERGY COLLABORATIVE OF MEMPHIS members shall meet no less than once per month at a time and place designated by the Executive Committee.  Virtual meetings are authorized. Meetings may be called by written request of the Executive Committee.

Section 2.  Annual Meeting: The January meeting shall be designated as the Annual meeting and held at a location designated by the Executive Committee. At the annual meeting: The President and Treasurer shall report on the activities and financial condition of the Corporation. 

 

The failure to hold an annual meeting at a time stated in or fixed in accordance

with the Corporation's bylaws does not affect the validity of any corporate action.

 

Section 3. Quorum: A quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting of the BLACK CLERGY COLLABORATIVE OF MEMPHIS shall be seven members, one of whom is a member of the Executive Committee.

Actions at meetings may be taken by consensus. When consensus cannot be reached, a voice vote will be taken, a vote of the majority, which only requires a simple majority to pass any properly made motion.

A member's proxy shall be counted only to establish a quorum, but not as a vote for or against an issue.